January 21, 2007
Funeral services for Mrs. Millie R. Welch, age 71, of Petersburg, TN, who passed away Sunday, January 21, 2007 at the Marshall Medical Center, were conducted Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Petersburg chapel of the Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Leland Carden & Mr. James Chapman officiating. s. Burial was in Old Orchard Cemetery.
Mrs. Welch was a native of Bedford Co., TN, daughter of the late A.B. & Bessie Conley Smith, worked for Genesco and the Petersburg Grocery and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Along with her parents, Mrs. Welch was preceded in death by 1 son: Danny Smith.
Survivors include her husband: Gerald Welch of Petersburg, TN; 2 daughters: Cheryl Keny, Sylvia Wilburn both of Lewisburg, TN; 3 sons: Rick Smith of Beach Grove, TN, Jackie Welch, Darshall Welch both of Petersburg, TN; 3 sisters: Bettie Sawyer, Hilda Smith both of Shelbyville, TN, Faye Johnson of Shelby, MI; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville,TN was in charge of arrangements.